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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 19:20:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 2%

Previous phaseNew MoonFriday, January 11, 2013 at 7:45 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, January 18, 2013 at 11:46 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 19:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 00' South, Longitude: 94° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.23 meters/second, 1559.6 km/hour, 969.1 miles/hour or 842.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.15 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 minorth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 26' 10.4"968.93 miwest0° 09' 53.8"11.34 minorth969.35 mi
24 hours13° 08' 15.6"881.80 mieast4° 16' 03.7"293.35 minorth936.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsSat 1:20 PM1565 km973 miles845 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LimaSat 2:20 PM1957 km1216 miles1057 nmEast E
Easter Island *Sat 2:20 PM2080 km1292 miles1123 nmSouthwest SW
GuayaquilSat 2:20 PM2109 km1310 miles1139 nmNortheast NE
QuitoSat 2:20 PM2369 km1472 miles1279 nmNortheast NE
La PazSat 3:20 PM2894 km1799 miles1563 nmEast E
San JoseSat 1:20 PM2907 km1807 miles1570 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Rio BrancoSat 3:20 PM2989 km1857 miles1614 nmEast E
ManaguaSat 1:20 PM3048 km1894 miles1646 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PanamaSat 2:20 PM3063 km1903 miles1654 nmNortheast NE
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